Predictive criteria for length of nasogastric tube insertion for tube feeding.

@article{Hanson1979PredictiveCF,
  title={Predictive criteria for length of nasogastric tube insertion for tube feeding.},
  author={Robert L Hanson},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1979},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={160-3}
}
  • Robert L Hanson
  • Published 1979 in JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
This study was aimed at identifying non-invasive techniques and criteria for predicting the proper length for insertion of a nasogastric tube for tube feeding so that the tube tip would be located in the fundus or body for the stomach. A review of literature and existing practices revealed unsubstantiated and discrepant methods currently in use and… CONTINUE READING